Born February 17, 1944, in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Norald Agustus Davis and Viola Virginia (Mongan) Davis.
Richard was a farmer and worked on the family farm the majority of his life.
He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Clear Spring. He was also a member of the Fort Frederick Ruritan Club in Big Pool and the District #15 Civic Organization.
Richard is survived by his brother, Robert Davis and wife, Pam of Big Pool; three sisters, Janet Haupt and husband, Gene, of Clear Spring, MD, Doris Sprecher and husband, Tim of White House, TN, and Betty Jordan of Gallatin, TN;and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Fort Frederick Ruritan Club, 11411 Tedrick Drive, Big Pool, MD 21711.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.